MANILA, Philippines — This year’s #SEAOIL Radical Challenge Philippines ended on October 30, announcing the winners, which included rookie rider Brian Poe-Llamanzares, who took 3rd place in the overall race. the.
Brian competed against the country’s fastest drivers at Clark International Speedway from August 26 to 28 under the banner of luxury apparel and sportswear company Porsche Design. The second lap is held September 23-25 at the Batangas Racing Circuit, while the finals take place October 21-30 at the old venue.
Despite the difficult conditions caused by Tropical Cyclone Paeng, the Radical SR1 Cup competitors were able to keep driving and finish the race. The fierce battle took place in the rain and the personal record for the fastest time was 2 minutes 4 seconds.
Brian, one of the country’s emerging drivers, was also awarded the “Rookie of the Year” award and finished third with great pride, as it was the first Porsche Design team in Asia.
Meanwhile, Anton Inigo of Motul and Parts Pro took the overall championship.
As part of Porsche Design Manila’s 50th anniversary, CEO Hans Yao announced in July that he would be teaming up with Brian to compete at the annual Radical Cars SR1 Cup event.
In an interview, Yao congratulated Brian and pledged to continue to support his future races.
“On behalf of the entire Porsche Design team, we congratulate Brian Poe-Llamanzares on a very, very successful race,” said Yao.
“There were a lot of close calls there, but we had a lot of fun; I think that’s the most important thing. We look forward to your future races. Your Porsche design is here to support you wherever you are,” he added.
The design studio in Manila has maintained its presence for 12 years and actively contributed to the growth of the company. Its first race at the SR1 Cup is part of Porsche Design’s celebration of classic design and the future success of the brand.
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